Renu Dalal

Tasty Toovar Dal

The garlic and spices add to the taste of it. Everybody’s staple diet.

  • Preparation time: 50 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

To be cooked in a pressure cooker

  • ½ cup toovar dal
  • 2  cups  water

Other ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 tbsp chopped tomato
  • 4 tbsp chopped onion
  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
  • ¼ tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste

Method

  1. Wash and soak the toovar dal in water for half an hour.
  2. Add the water to the toovar dal and cook in a pressure cooker till well cooked.

How to proceed

  1. In a non-stick vessel heat the oil, add the garlic, jeera, turmeric powder, asafoetida, tomato, and onions. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes
  2. Add the toovar dal, salt and chilli powder to taste. Blend the mixture well. Cook for 2 minutes.

How to serve

  1. Serve hot along with rice, roti and/or vegetable of your choice.

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